In 2004 franzen published the discomfort zone, burn, stephen j jonathan franzen at the end of postmodernism london/new york 2011 freitag, sibylle. Jonathan franzen, bestselling author of freedom' and the highly acclaimed the corrections', arrived late, and last, in a family of boys in webster groves. Jonathan franzen's the discomfort zone - a personal history - analysis of one man's identity by v jonathan franzen's the discomfort zone is essentially a collection of franzen's essays published in the new yorker that deal with problems, life - time experiences, both social and emotional aspect of the author's life. Novelist franzen (the corrections, 2001, etc) displays his mastery of nonfiction in this compact, affecting memoir, which begins with the aftermath of his mother's death and ends with a quiet epiphany about love.
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Synopsis a new york times notable book of the year the discomfort zone is jonathan franzen's tale of growing up, squirming in his own uber-sensitive skin, from a small and fundamentally ridiculous person, into an adult with strong inconvenient passions. Jonathan franzen's work includes four novels ( the twenty-seventh city , strong motion , the corrections , freedom ), two collections of essays ( farther away , how to be alone ), a memoir ( the discomfort zone ), and, most recently, the kraus project. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of the discomfort zone by jonathan franzen.